Blue Earth Community Library

Library Board Minutes

May 14th, 2007



Members Present:  Lennie Clement, Wilma Bittinger, Wiletha Eckhardt, Margie Liebl, Ann Ekse, City Administrator Ben Martig, Interim Executive Director of Traverse des Sioux Patty Biesterfeld and Director Eva Gaydon

Meeting Called to order at 4:15pm


Motion made by Wilma Bittinger to accept April Bills.  Seconded by Ann Ekse. Motion passed. 


April Minutes Approved


Director Report given by librarian.


Old Business

Handed out revised collection development policy for review


New Business


Introduced Patty Biesterfeld Interim Executive Director of the Traverse des Sioux library system (TDS).  Mrs. Biesterfeld discussed TDS’s strategic Planning process, the goals TDS and its member libraries have accomplished, and future goals.  Mrs. Biesterfeld also discussed Regional Library systems in general and funding issues for regional systems and libraries.


Next Meeting July 9th at 4:15pm


Submitted by

Library Director